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''Letter from Birmingham Jail''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630719-000
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Baltimore, Md.
Document Date
7/19/1963
Genre
Published article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630719-000
Document Date
7/19/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Type of Version
Fragment
Status
Not in
Place Written
Baltimore, Md.
Genre
Published article
Document Length
2 pp.
Published In
Catholic Review, 19 July 1963.
Dates
7/19/1963
4/16/1963
1957
9/1962
1954
Names
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Jesus Christ
La Farge, John [America Magazine]
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Socrates
Niebuhr, Reinhold
King, Yolanda
King, Martin Luther, III
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
Aquinas, Thomas, Saint
Buber, Martin
Tillich, Paul
Shadrach (Biblical figure)
Meshach (Biblical figure)
Abednego (Biblical figure)
Nebuchadnezzar II, King of Babylonia, d. 562 B.C.
Hitler, Adolf
Elijah Muhammad
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Luther, Martin
Bunyan, John
Lincoln, Abraham
Jefferson, Thomas
McGill, Ralph
Smith, Lillian Eugenia
Golden, Harry
Dabbs, James McBride
Organizations
Birmingham City Jail (Birmingham, Ala.)
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
America Magazine
Funtown (Atlanta, Ga.)
United States. Supreme Court
Alabama. Legislature
Ku Klux Klan
White Citizens Council
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Atlanta, Ga.
Asia
Africa
Germany
Hungary
Texas
South America
Topics
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Nonviolence
Birmingham, 1963
Direct action
Police - Complaints against
Segregation--law and legislation
Jews
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Church and Race Relations
Natural law
Freedom rides
Civil rights demonstrations
Code for Location of Original
MLKP-MBU
Location of Original
Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 85, folder 6
Copy Location (1)
MLKJP-GAMK, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers (Series I-IV), Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Copy Location (2)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/27/1994 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
07/29/1994
Date Updated
6/29/2016 2:39:51 PM
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''Letter from Birmingham Jail''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630612-005
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Document Date
6/12/1963
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Autograph -- author's hand
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630612-005
Document Date
6/12/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Autograph -- author's hand
Document Type
Document
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Chicago, Ill.
Genre
Article
Document Length
8 pp.
Dates
9/1962
4/14/1963
3/1963
5/17/1954
4/12/1963
Names
Stallings, Earl
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Connor, Eugene
Socrates
Boutwell, Albert Burton
Niebuhr, Reinhold
King, Yolanda
King, Martin Luther, III
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
Aquinas, Thomas, Saint
Buber, Martin
Tillich, Paul
Shadrach (Biblical figure)
Meshach (Biblical figure)
Abednego (Biblical figure)
Nebuchadnezzar II, King of Babylonia
Hitler, Adolf
Jesus Christ
Elijah Muhammad
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Luther, Martin
Bunyan, John
Lincoln, Abraham
Jefferson, Thomas
McGill, Ralph
Smith, Lillian Eugenia
Golden, Harry
Dabbs, James McBride
Braden, Anne
Boyle, Sarah-Patton
Barnett, Ross R. [Mississippi. Office of the Governor]
Wallace, George C. (George Corley) [Alabama. Office of the Governor]
Pritchett, Laurie [Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.]
Meredith, James
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns)
Organizations
Birmingham City Jail (Birmingham, Ala.)
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor
Funtown (Atlanta, Ga.)
United States. Supreme Court
Ku Klux Klan
White Citizens Council
Spring Hill College (Mobile, Ala.)
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Mississippi. Office of the Governor
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.
Places
Birmingham, Ala.
Atlanta, Ga.
Tarsus, Turkey
Macedonia
Montgomery, Ala.
Asia
Africa
New Orleans, La.
Texas
Germany
Hungary
South America
Caribbean
Mississippi
Albany, Ga.
Plymouth, Mass.
Topics
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Birmingham, 1963
Direct action
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Critics
Civil Disobedience
Church and Race Relations
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Natural law
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Discrimination in public accommodations
World Politics
Sit-ins
Freedom rides
Nonviolence
Other Topics
Matthew 5:44
Amos 5:24
Galatians 6:17
Code for Location of Original
CSKC-INP
Location of Original
Coretta Scott King Collection, In Private Hands
Location of Original - Detail
MS 22, #693
Copy Location (1)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
2/24/1999 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
03/15/1999
Date Updated
10/26/2016 1:50:06 PM
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Letter from a Birmingham Jail

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630416-019
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Document Date
4/16/1963
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630416-019
Document Date
4/16/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Status
In Vol. 8
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
23 pp.
Dates
9/1962
4/14/1963
3/1963
5/17/1954
4/12/1963
Names
Higginbotham, Joe C.
Carpenter, C. C. Jones
Durick, Joseph A.
Grafman, Milton L.
Harmon, Nolan
Murray, George M.
Ramage, Edward V.
Stallings, Earl
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Connor, Eugene
Socrates
Boutwell, Albert Burton
Niebuhr, Reinhold
King, Yolanda
King, Martin Luther, III
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
Aquinas, Thomas, Saint
Buber, Martin
Tillich, Paul
Shadrach (Biblical figure)
Meshach (Biblical figure)
Abednego (Biblical figure)
Nebuchadnezzar II, King of Babylonia
Hitler, Adolf
Jesus Christ
Elijah Muhammad
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Luther, Martin
Bunyan, John
Lincoln, Abraham
Jefferson, Thomas
McGill, Ralph
Smith, Lillian Eugenia
Golden, Harry
Dabbs, James McBride
Barnett, Ross R. [Mississippi. Office of the Governor]
Wallace, George C. (George Corley) [Alabama. Office of the Governor]
Pritchett, Laurie [Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.]
Meredith, James
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns)
Organizations
Birmingham City Jail (Birmingham, Ala.)
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor
Funtown (Atlanta, Ga.)
United States. Supreme Court
Ku Klux Klan
White Citizens Council
Spring Hill College (Mobile, Ala.)
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Mississippi. Office of the Governor
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Tarsus, Turkey
Macedonia
Montgomery, Ala.
Asia
Africa
New Orleans, La.
Texas
Germany
Hungary
South America
Caribbean
Mississippi
Albany, Ga.
Plymouth, Mass.
Topics
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Birmingham, 1963
Direct action
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Critics
Civil Disobedience
Church and Race Relations
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Natural law
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Discrimination in public accommodations
World Politics
Sit-ins
Freedom rides
Nonviolence
Other Topics
Matthew 5:44
Amos 5:24
Galatians 6:17
Code for Location of Original
AU
Location of Original
University of Alabama (University, AL)
Copy Location (1)
ABBP-AB, Albert Burton Boutwell Papers, Birmingham Public and Jefferson County Free Library, Birmingham, Ala.
Filing Info
Box 12, folder 43
Copy Location (2)
LMHHP-AlBiCRI, Lola Hendricks Collection, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Filing Info
Box 8, folder 5
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
7/24/2006 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
11/5/2009
11/5/2009 susane
Date Updated
9/14/2016 2:47:03 PM
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Letter from a Birmingham Jail

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630416-020
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Document Date
4/16/1963
Genre
Letter
Document Type
Letter
Type of Writing
Typed
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Document ID
630416-020
Document Date
4/16/1963
Type of Writing
Typed
Document Type
Letter
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
Birmingham, Ala.
Genre
Letter
Document Length
11 pp.
Dates
9/1962
4/14/1963
3/1963
5/17/1954
4/12/1963
Names
Higginbotham, Joe C.
Carpenter, C. C. Jones
Durick, Joseph A.
Grafman, Milton L.
Hardin, Paul
Harmon, Nolan
Murray, George M.
Ramage, Edward V.
Stallings, Earl
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Connor, Eugene
Socrates
Boutwell, Albert Burton
Niebuhr, Reinhold
King, Yolanda
King, Martin Luther, III
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
Aquinas, Thomas, Saint
Buber, Martin
Tillich, Paul
Shadrach (Biblical figure)
Meshach (Biblical figure)
Abednego (Biblical figure)
Nebuchadnezzar II, King of Babylonia
Hitler, Adolf
Jesus Christ
Elijah Muhammad
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Luther, Martin
Bunyan, John
Lincoln, Abraham
Jefferson, Thomas
McGill, Ralph
Smith, Lillian Eugenia
Golden, Harry
Dabbs, James McBride
Barnett, Ross R. [Mississippi. Office of the Governor]
Wallace, George C. (George Corley) [Alabama. Office of the Governor]
Pritchett, Laurie [Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.]
Meredith, James
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns)
Organizations
Birmingham City Jail (Birmingham, Ala.)
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor
Funtown (Atlanta, Ga.)
United States. Supreme Court
Ku Klux Klan
White Citizens Council
Spring Hill College (Mobile, Ala.)
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Mississippi. Office of the Governor
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Tarsus, Turkey
Macedonia
Montgomery, Ala.
Asia
Africa
New Orleans, La.
Texas
Germany
Hungary
South America
Caribbean
Mississippi
Albany, Ga.
Plymouth, Mass.
Topics
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Birmingham, 1963
Direct action
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Critics
Civil Disobedience
Church and Race Relations
Afro-Americans--Intimidation of
Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas
Natural law
Southern Christian Leadership Conference--relations with other organizations
Discrimination in public accommodations
World Politics
Sit-ins
Freedom rides
Nonviolence
Code for Location of Original
AFSCC-ICIU
Location of Original
American Friends Service Committee (Chicago) Papers, University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, Chicago, Ill.
Location of Original - Detail
Box 38, folder 2
Copy Location (1)
BMPP-MBJFK, Burke Marshall Personal Papers, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Filing Info
Box 5, folder May 1963
Copy Location (2)
JFKWHCSF-MBJFK, John F. Kennedy Presidential Papers, White House Central Subject Files, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, Mass.
Filing Info
Box 367, folder 6
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
8/3/2006 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
8/24/2006 13:24:44
bhunter
Date Updated
9/14/2016 2:54:55 PM
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''Letter From Birmingham City Jail''

http://okra.stanford.edu/en/permalink/document630624-000
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Document Date
6/24/1963
Genre
Article
Document Type
Document
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Author
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Author Dates
1929-1968
Author Affiliation
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Document ID
630624-000
Document Date
6/24/1963
Type of Writing
Printed -- published
Document Type
Document
Type of Signature
Signed (Handwritten signature of author)
Status
Cal. 8
Place Written
New York, N.Y.
Genre
Article
Document Length
10 pp.
Document Note
Enclosed in 630621-001.
Published In
New Leader 66 (24 June 1963): 3-11.
Dates
4/16/1963
9/1962
3/1963
1954
4/12/1963
4/7/1963
Names
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Shuttlesworth, Fred L. [Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)]
Connor, Eugene [Birmingham (Ala.). Dept. of Public Safety]
Socrates
Boutwell, Albert Burton [Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor]
Niebuhr, Reinhold
King, Yolanda
King, Martin Luther, III
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
Aquinas, Thomas, Saint
Buber, Martin
Tillich, Paul
Shadrach (Biblical figure)
Meshach (Biblical figure)
Abednego (Biblical figure)
Nebuchadnezzar II, King of Babylonia, d. 562 B.C.
Hitler, Adolf
Jesus Christ
Elijah Muhammad
Amos (Biblical prophet)
Luther, Martin
Bunyan, John
Lincoln, Abraham
Jefferson, Thomas
McGill, Ralph
Smith, Lillian Eugenia
Golden, Harry
Dabbs, James McBride
Stallings, Earl [First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)]
Barnett, Ross R. [Mississippi. Office of the Governor]
Wallace, George C. (George Corley) [Alabama. Office of the Governor]
King, Martin Luther
Williams, Adam Daniel (A. D.)
Williams, Willis
Pritchett, Laurie [Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.]
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns)
Meredith, James
Organizations
Birmingham City Jail (Birmingham, Ala.)
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)
Birmingham (Ala.). Dept. of Public Safety
Birmingham (Ala.). Office of the Mayor
United States. Supreme Court
Alabama. Legislature. Senate.
Alabama. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Ku Klux Klan
White Citizens Council
First Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.)
Spring Hill College (Mobile, Ala.)
Birmingham (Ala.). Police Dept.
Mississippi. Office of the Governor
Alabama. Office of the Governor
Albany (Ga.). Police Dept.
Places
Atlanta, Ga.
Birmingham, Ala.
New Orleans, La.
Montgomery, Ala.
Albany, Ga.
Texas
Mississippi
Germany
Hungary
Plymouth, Mass.
Topics
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Afro-Americans - Civil rights
Albany Movement
Birmingham, 1963
Civil Disobedience
Civil rights
Direct action
Jews
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Arrests
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Natural law
Nonviolence
Police - Complaints against
Segregation--law and legislation
Church and Race Relations
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Publications - Reprints
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Political and Social views
Sit-ins
Freedom rides
Other Topics
Matthew 5:44
Amos 5:24
Galatians 6:17
Acts 5:29
Code for Location of Original
labc-MiU
Location of Original
Labadie Collection, University of Michigan, Hatcher Library, Ann Arbor
Copy Location (1)
RJBPC-CLU-AR, Ralph J. Bunche Collection (2051), University of California, Los Angeles, Charles E. Young Research Library, Special Collections, Los Angeles, Calif.
Copy Location (2)
MLKJP-GAMK, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers (Series I-IV), Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Copy Location (3)
MLKPP, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Date Created
5/15/1996 12:00:00 AM
Date Verified
05/17/1996
Date Updated
3/22/2016 4:54:09 PM
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